Resource Directory

Substance Abuse Services

Alanon, Alateen, New Jersey Substance Abuse Hotline
 Newark area
 Newark, NJ N/A
 Tel: NJ Hotline: (973) 744-8686
 Fax: (973) 783-3766
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Crisis intervention and referrals to 12-steps programs for alcoholics, substance abusers and their families.

ASPIRA, Inc. of NJ
 390 Broad Street
 Newark, NJ 07102
 Tel: (973) 484-7554
 Fax: (973) 484-0184
 Eligibility: Ages 12-18 yrs.
Type of services: - Educational and Vocational Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: School-based subtance abuse counseling; youth services and delinquency prevention; drug and violence prevention programs; mentoring/leadership development; life skills/personal development; peer counseling; job and college preparation; career guidance/vocational assessment.

C.U.R.A., Inc.
 35 Lincoln Park
 Newark, NJ 07101
 Tel: (973) 622-3570
 Fax: (973) 621-8330
 Eligibility: Substance abusers; Spanish speaking clients only
Type of services: - HIV/AIDS Services
- Mental Health Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: HIV/AIDS support services, testing and treatment; individual mental health counseling; case management; group therapy; crisis intervention; health education; prevention services; computer skills; job preparation; vocational training; housing/rental assistance program; career guidance/vocational assessment. (Other location: 1148 Broad Street 645-4361). Substance abuse treatment for adults and children; residential substance abuse treatment for males; residential substance abuse treatment for adolescent boys; alcoholism treatment program.

Catholic Community Services-Mt. Carmel Guild Behavioral Healthcare System
 1160 Raymond Boulevard
 Newark, NJ 07102-4015
 Tel: (800) 227-7705 or (973) 596-4190
 Fax: (973) 639-6583
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Health Care Services
- Mental Health Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Out-patient/In-patient substance abuse treatment; methadone maintenance stabilization; halfway house and residential services for men with alcoholism and drug abuse problems; individual, couples and family mental health counseling; child therapy/play therapy; therapeutic nursery; group therapy; support groups; psychiatric inpatient and day treatment services; medication monitoring; crisis intervention; case management; child development evaluations; health screenings; early intervention; communications disorder and evaluation (audiology; speech and language assessments); child diagnostic evaluation (Child Study Team); special education program for handicapped children; rehabilitation services; Americorp Volunteer Program; housing counseling program.

Choices, Inc.
 169 Roseville Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07107
 Tel: (973) 481-1889
 Fax: (973) 481-6271
 Eligibility: Women substance abusers and their children ages 0-12
Type of services: - Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Residential substance abuse treatment program for women and their children; outpatient substance abuse treatment program for adults and adolescents; alcoholism treatment program; domestic violence counseling; prevention services; case management; community education; parenting classes; health education; computer skills; GED classes; HIV/AIDS support services.

Community Agencies Corporation of New Jersey
 25 James Street
 Newark, NJ 07102
 Tel: (973) 623-2800
 Fax: (973) 621-8120
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Child Abuse Services
- Domestic Violence Services
- Educational and Vocational Services
- Health Care Services
- HIV/AIDS Services
- Parenting Support Services
- Recreational Programs
- Shelters and Housing Services
- Social Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Multi-service agency provides GED and ESL classes; special education; computer training; Vocational and career guidance; family activities; housing/rental assistance; emergency financial/material assistance; nutritional counseling; senior services; community organizing and education; advocacy; adoption and child residential programs; crime prevention. Protestant Community Center, Inc. of CAC provides after school programs; summer camp; tutoring program; job preparation; placement and referrals; Boys Scout/Girls Scout programs; mentoring program; HIV/AIDS support services; primary health care; health education; outpatient substance abuse treatment; alcoholism treatment program; domestic violence counseling; temporary housing for substance affected infants (see listing for Project B.A.B.I.E.S.); detox; aftercare service; parent education and support programs; individual mental health counseling; crisis intervention; day care; school-based counseling; recreational activitieis (Other location: 165 Court Street).

Community Mental Health Services
 570 Belleville Avenue
 Belleville, NJ 07109
 Tel: (973) 450-3100
 Fax: (973) 450-1189
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Domestic Violence Services
- Mental Health Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Outpatient mental health counseling for individuals, children, couples, families and groups; day treatment for adults with psychiatric problems; alcoholism treatment program; domestic violence counseling; child therapy/play therapy; crisis intervention; case management; therapeutic school for children with emotional and developmental delays.

East Orange General Hospital-Additions Services
 300 Central Avenue
 East Orange, NJ 07019
 Tel: See below
 Fax: (973) 266-4597
 Eligibility: Call for details
Type of services: - Hospitals and Medical Centers
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Medically supervised detoxification unit (RAFT Program 973-266-8433); Intensive 21 day outpatient program (PRIDE Program 973-266-8526); On-going outpatient aftercare program that provides individual and group counseling, parenting program and psycho-education. (ROAD Program (973) 266-8530).

East Orange Substance Abuse Treatment Center
 160 Halsted Street
 East Orange, NJ 07018
 Tel: (973) 266-5200
 Fax: (973) 678-6843
 Eligibility: Ages 18 and over; Must be opiate addicted
Type of services: - Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Methadone maintenance program; outpatient substance abuse treatment.

Essex County Division of Welfare
 18 Rector Street
 Newark, NJ 07102
 Tel: (973) 733-3326
 Fax: (973) 643-2148
 Eligibility: Welfare recipients
Type of services: - Domestic Violence Services
- Educational and Vocational Services
- Social Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Multi-service agency provides Work First, a mandated program by the Division of Welfare provides assessment and referrals to a range of work training for job readiness programs. (Other locations: 50 South Clinton Ave., E. Orange (973) 395-8600). Essex County office of N.J. State Public Assistance program; financial assistance for underpriveledged families; food stamps and housing subsidy vouchers; special services available for victims of domestic violence.

Essex Soul House
 24-36 Lock Street
 Newark, NJ 07102
 Tel: (973) 643-3888
 Fax: (973) 802-1014
 Eligibility: Adults and children ages 6-13
Type of services: - HIV/AIDS Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: HIV/AIDS support services; crisis intervention; outpatient substance abuse treatment; after school programs;

Essex Substance Abuse Treatment Center I
 164 Blanchard Street
 Newark, NJ 07105
 Tel: (973) 589-4282
 Fax: (973) 589-0494
 Eligibility: Opiate dependent for one year; Ages 18 and over
Type of services: - Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Outpatient substance abuse treatment; methadone maintenance program; opiate and drug detox program. (Other location: 461 Frelinghuysen Ave.)

Family Connections
 395 South Center Street
 Orange, NJ 07050
 Tel: (973) 675-3817
 Fax: (973) 673-5782
 Eligibility: Depends on services provided
Type of services: - Domestic Violence Services
- Mental Health Services
- Parenting Support Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Outpatient mental health counseling for individuals, couples, and families; outpatient alcohol/drug treatment and counseling; crisis intervention; child therapy/play therapy; domestic violence counseling; school-based counseling and youth services/delinquency prevention; senior services; support groups; parenting groups; Youth Connection Program: An intensive behavior modification based therapeutic after school program for behaviorally disordered children ages 8-14.

Family Service Bureau
 393 Central Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07103
 Tel: (973) 412-2056
 Fax: (973) 484-3452
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Domestic Violence Services
- Mental Health Services
- Parenting Support Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Outpatient mental health counseling for individuals, couples and families; outpatient substance abuse treatment; domestic violence counseling; batterer counseling; child therapy/play therapy; group therapy; support groups; parenting groups; crisis intervention. (Other location: Kearney (201-246-8077).

Goodwill Homes and Missions
 79 University Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07102
 Tel: (973) 621-9560 Ext. 25
 Fax: (973) 242-6517
 Eligibility: Males only
Type of services: - Shelters and Housing Services
- Social Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Multi-service agency provides residential substance abuse program and Christian-based recovery program for male alcohol and drug abusers; drop-in center and short-term shelter for homeless men. Thrift store; meals, free furniture and clothing with referral.

Integrity House, Inc.
 103 Lincoln Park
 Newark, NJ 07101
 Tel: (973) 623-7034/0600
 Fax: (973) 623-1862 or (973) 624-5896
 Eligibility: Adults; Youth 13 and over
Type of services: - HIV/AIDS Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: HIV/AIDS support services; outpatient methadone maintenance; alcoholism and drug abuse treatment; residential substance abuse program; youth services/delinquency prevention; prevention services; case management.

New Hope Behavioral Health Care
 277 Coit Street
 Irvington, NJ 07111
 Tel: (973) 373-5100
 Fax: (973) 373-0510
 Eligibility: Ages 10 and over
Type of services: - Mental Health Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Individual mental health counseling; group therapy; adult and child psychiatric day treatment; outpatient substance abuse treatment; alcoholism treatment program.

Newark Beth Israel Community Mental Health Center
 166 Lyons Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07112
 Tel: (973) 926-7026/7028
 Fax: (973) 282-0513
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Mental Health Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Outpatient mental health counseling for families; adult and child psychiatric inpatient and day treatment programs; outpatient substance abuse treatment; drug detox programs; school-based counseling programs; Psychiatric Crisis Hotline (926-7416); Mobile Psychiatric Crisis Unit (926-7416/7444).

Newark Renaissance House, Inc.
 62-80 Norfolk Street
 Newark, NJ 07103
 Tel: (973) 623-3386
 Fax: (973) 623-8877
 Eligibility: Substance abusing women/pregnant women and their children to age 3; Substance abusing adolescents
Type of services: - Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Outpatient substance abuse treatment and counseling; residential substance abuse program; alcoholism treatment program; parenting support programs; individual mental health counseling; couples/family counseling; therapeutic nursery; group therapy; job preparation. (Call for other location: 973-642-3777).

Project B.A.B.I.E.S. of Community Agencies Corp., Inc.
 256 North 7th Street
 Newark, NJ 07103
 Tel: (973) 481-2855
 Fax: (973) 481-1010
 Eligibility: DYFS involved babies born with drug exposure ages 0-3 yrs.
Type of services: - Parenting Support Services
- Shelters and Housing Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Six-month residential program for drug exposed babies; outpatient substance abuse treatment for their mothers; shelter for abandoned infants; child development evaluations; high risk infant services; parenting support program; case management.

Project F.I.R.S.T.-New Jersey Association for Correction
 800 Clinton Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07108
 Tel: (973) 371-9800
 Fax: (973) 371-9504
 Eligibility: Women ages 18 and over in substance abuse recovery; Women with HIV/AIDS; Children ages 0-5 yrs.
Type of services: - HIV/AIDS Services
- Shelters and Housing Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: HIV/AIDS support services; residential substance abuse program; residential services for HIV/AIDS infected/affected women and their children; parenting groups.

Queen of Angels-Drop In Center
 28 Irvine Turner Boulevard
 Newark, NJ 07108
 Tel: (973) 848-2380
 Fax: N/A
 Eligibility: Homeless women with and their children
Type of services: - Educational and Vocational Services
- HIV/AIDS Services
- Recreational Programs
- Social Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Multi-service agency provides career guidance/vocational assessment; job placement; drop in center for homeless women and their children; HIV/AIDS testing and support services; support groups; counseling for adults with drug and alcohol dependencies; case management; after school program; recreational activities; food pantry/meals; advocacy.

Special Audiences, New Jersey Teen-To-Teen
 40 Ferry Street
 Newark, NJ 07105
 Tel: (973) 465-3999
 Fax: (973) 465-4326
 Eligibility: Adolescents and Adults
Type of services: - HIV/AIDS Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: HIV/AIDS support services, testing and treatment; workshops on HIV; mentoring/leadership development; peer counseling; drug detox program; counseling; job preparation; job placement and referrals.

The Bridge, Inc.
 54 Mount Vernon Avenue
 Irvington, NJ 07111
 Tel: (973) 372-2624, (973) 228-3000 (main and hotline)
 Fax: (973) 228-2742
 Eligibility: Ages 8 and over
Type of services: - Mental Health Services
- Parenting Support Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Individual mental health counseling for couples and families; child therapy/play therapy; group therapy; crisis intervention; outpatient substance abuse treatment; parent support programs; adolescent intensive outpatient substance abuse program; alcoholism/drug treatment program; school-based counseling and youth services; domestic violence counseling; batterer counseling; Family Crisis Intervention program provides 24-hr. Hotline for families in crisis involving children. Family Preservation Program-DYFS involved families receive intensive home visitation and support services. (Other locations: 589 Grove St., Irvington - 371-3771; 14 Park Ave., Caldwell - 228-3000)

Turning Point, Inc.
 125 Fairview Avenue
 Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
 Tel: (973) 239-9400
 Fax: (973) 239-2744
 Eligibility: Ages 18 and over
Type of services: - Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Alcoholism and substance abuse residential rehabilitation program.

UMDNJ-University Behavioral Health Center (UBHC)
 215 South Orange Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07103
 Tel: (973) 972-5430 or (800) 969-5300
 Fax: (973) 972-7173
 Eligibility: Adults; Children ages 2-18
Type of services: - Domestic Violence Services
- Mental Health Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Psychosocial assessment; individual mental health counseling and therapy; couples/family counseling; child therapy/play therapy; group therapy; crisis intervention; adult/child psychiatric day treatment; mobile psychiatric care; psychiatric/psychological evaluation and monitoring; partial care programs; crime victims advocacy; sexual assault services; partial hospitalization-Mentally Ill Chemical Abuser Program (MICA); domestic violence counseling; batterer counseling; parenting support programs.

United Community Corporation
 31 Fulton Street
 Newark, NJ 07102
 Tel: (973) 642-0181
 Fax: (973) 621-5453
 Eligibility: All
Type of services: - Educational and Vocational Services
- Mental Health Services
- Shelters and Housing Services
- Social Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Multi-service agency provides GED classes; after school programs; Individual mental health counseling; crisis intervention; alcohol detox; outpatient substance abuse treatment; housing/rental assistance; food pantry/meals; Share program; home energy program; emergency financial/material assistance; senior services; job preparation; vocational training; computer skills; youth services/delinquency prevention; peer counseling; community education; advocacy. (Short-term shelter for homeless single adults: 31 Fulton St. (973) 621-7209).

Urban Renewal Corporation
 224 Sussex Avenue
 Newark, NJ 07103
 Tel: (973) 483-2882
 Fax: (973) 497-0092
 Eligibility: Low-income families
Type of services: - HIV/AIDS Services
- Shelters and Housing Services
- Substance Abuse Services
Services provided: Long-term/Short-term housing for several populations: individuals with HIV/AIDS, expectant mothers, individuals over 50, medically ill, and released prisoners; outpatient substance abuse treatment; case management; crisis intervention; HIV/AIDS testing/treatment and support services.

Violence Institute of New Jersey at Rutgers